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Wendy Guillies says Kauffman’s focus will be on KC, growing other metros

May 16, 2014 by

On Wednesday the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced president and CEO Tom McDonnell will step down effective June 30. While McDonnell will advise the Foundation through the end of the year, vice president of communications Wendy Guillies will serve as Kauffman's acting president and CEO. A press release stated that a new multi-year strategic plan Kauffman is prepping for didn't fit with McDonnell's personal plans. However, members of the community were surprised by the news, which comes roughly 18 months after McDonnell was appointed to the position.  read more

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Can you find your company in Swiss researcher’s Kansas City tech galaxy?

June 20, 2013 by

A short time ago in a galaxy very, very close to home, a Swiss professor began charting the development of Kansas City's entrepreneurial community over the past 50-plus years. Funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the University of Bern's Heike Mayer has drawn a "Kansas City Tech Galaxy" map, announced today, which visualizes data on the genealogy of nearly 600 firms …  read more

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